Forum discussion tagged with Firefox.
  1. Question Using the Firefox search engine in Opera

    I've been using Firefox for many years, and I'm a supporter, but I recently switched to the Opera browser. There is only one difference between Firefox and Opera that impresses me. Opera; Instead of searching the addresses or site titles of the sites I've visited in the address bar, the search...
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    Question How do I turn off Firefox needing Windows credentials to export passwords? Happens in Chrome too, so I think it's a Windows issue.

    So, I think this may be a Windows thing because it happens in Chrome too. Every few months I like to export my passwords and bookmarks to a portable SSD just to have backed up. Now, when I go to export my passwords into an Excel file, it asks for my Windows login credentials. I 100% know my...
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    Question Anyone know how to import preferences into Firefox on multiple computers ?

    I am upgrading our PCs from 78esr to 91esr. I have a set of about 70 preferences I need to import I don't want to visit 250 PCs one at a time and make the changes one at a time via about:config I can't just use a single default prefs.js because any or all of the PCs can have preferences specific...
  4. _dawn_chorus_

    [SOLVED] Unkown Usernames in Auto fill??

    I just went to the unemployment webpage for my state and there was an unfamiliar username in the auto fill suggestions, along with my username and a few other suggestions which were all user names of mine. The unknown name is a human name and some numbers. That was in Firefox, so then I went to...
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    [SOLVED] Odd Display Artifacting on AOC C24G1 ?

    I have encountered a strange issue regarding my recently purchased 144hz monitor. This issue was previously figured out, but has returned. The artifact that's occurring are diagonal lines that seem to be mostly green with a little bit of green and blue. These lines cover the entire monitor...
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    [SOLVED] Getting logged out of Google and Reddit after a few weeks for no reason

    First of all, I'm using the latest Firefox on the latest Windows 10, and I have 2FA turned on for my accounts that's why it's a pain to log back in every time. Also, the problem only occurs on Google and Reddit websites. The problem still persists even after: using ipconfig commands to reset...
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    Question Youtube on firefox crashes PC sometimes

    Hello. I've been a having this issue for months now and i've been searching for a solution ever since but to no avail. Sometimes while watching videos on youtube, when i try to enter/exit fullscreen my screen goes black. For a few seconds i can hear the audio playing in the background, after 1-2...
  8. [SOLVED] Youtube refuses to load pages in Firefox

    When I load videos, playlists or channels in Youtube through Firefox, sometimes it won't load the page, and instead displays the following screen: In Microsoft Edge, this problem isn't happening. I already refreshed Firefox, and nothing help. How to solve the problem?
  9. mangaman

    Question Windows 8.1 BSOD DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION. getting frustrated

    So, I've been getting this error lately and I do not know why. It's a DCP_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION and it mostly occurs in firefox, although it might not as I mostly use that browser throughout the day. I do remember downloading a game from the official website five days ago. After it was...
  10. [SOLVED] Javascript doesn't work in any browser

    I've had this issue ever since I first got this PC, so I figured it's about time I try get it fixed. In every single browser I've ever used, I have found that certain scripting functions just blatantly will not work. I'm not technically knowledgeable enough to know which functions, I just know...
  11. [SOLVED] PC restarts during gameplay. No issues when running stress tests.

    Problem: PC started to suddenly freeze up during use - then would restart on it's own. Usually happens within first 5 mins, almost always when a game is loaded to full screen. SPECS:
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    Question System lags when second monitor is enabled

    I just use browser and watch youtube video on second monitor. Firefox, tried to disable hardware accel, no difference, actually looks like became even worse. Video looks like 15-20 fps-ish even though it plays flawless when one monitor enabled. Every app that is open lags if it has any kind of...
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    Question Chrome works for a bit, then freezes, then doesn't open anymore

    I've had this problem for a couple of days now, when I open chrome it opens and works fine for a couple of seconds but then when I try to search something the search never ends. I just see a spinning wheel. Even when I go to chrome settings they don't load. Then when I close chrome I can't open...
  14. Pedrox89

    Question Web browsers errors won't let me in to some website

    Hello again ;) Theres one website im her active user since year 2008 But few days ago i cannot entry, because Firefox,Chrome won't let me in Firefox error SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN Chrome error NET::ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID This website are harmless, i don't know why...
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    [SOLVED] Why do some pages not work properly on Firefox?

    Firefox has had issues with some pages since before their Quantum re-make. These pages work properly on Chrome. They can occur when you're trying to filling a form. I have had this happen more than once where I couldn't press 'Continue' on Firefox but I could on Chrome. It's not just that...
  16. TheStagGamer

    [SOLVED] Download speed slow on browsers compared to other programs and actual bandwidth.

    Hi there. I seem to have run into a problem where my downloads on browsers only download at a speed of 1.3MB/s. (Edge, Chrome, Chrome incogneto[With no extentions] + Firefox) Even when I download on steam at 5.8MB/s and on speedtest get around 50mbps. The file-hosting website doesn't seem to...
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    Question Firefox slow using google scearch

    Hi there, for some reason my firefox browser has gone really slow when scearching for something on google. Sometimes it even tells me that it is unevailable to connecto to google .com Can anyone help please
  18. mangaman

    Question Linux Mint VM not playing any videos in Firefox

    So I updated and installed all of the latest packages from the update manager. However, I still can't play any videos in FireFox. In YouTube, I get a playback ID: LIRJWJYYP-HGZnGI and for any jwplayer, I get an error code 102630. I installed the codec FFmpeg but that did not change enything. I...
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    Question All browsers keep Loading forever Randomly

    All my browsers act the same they once load a url other time they don't doesnt matter what website or what url they may load it or not. All other devices on the Network are OK. Same on ethernet and Wifi. all other softs connected to internet are ok. tried disabling Firewall or changing DNS...
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    Question make Notepad/Windows like firefox

    If I open a text file, in both firefox and in notepad, the scrolling is continuously smooth in firefox whereas in notepad it breaks up. This in general true in any other windows application, like R studio, chrome, etc. How do I make scrolling in windows as it is in firefox?
  21. TechyInAZ

    Discussion POLL: What Web Browser do you use and Why?

    Hello community! What web browsers do you use the most? I personally use Firefox the most, usually people say they use it for privacy reasons, but I use it firstly for speed as it is just as fast as Chrome if not faster, and I also like the privacy features they have. Then for a second browser...
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    Question Warning avoid updating firefox, new update uses new profile system loses your stored profile

    I just ran firefox which did one update, says profile is being changed, I saved like it said, then 20 minutes later restarted says updating again and this time all of my data (passwords, history, bookmarks) are gone. DO NOT USE FIREFOX at this time.
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    Question Is there a browser similar to the old firefox where we can install and KEEP extensions?

    I think it's about time to give another browser a try. Mozilla has already started to block extensions on even the older firefox's even though I have set various things to false and don't allow update checks. I'm hoping to use a browser that allows extensions similar to SAVED & QUICK...
  24. Satan-IR

    Question Firefox add-ons disabled

    Has anyone else encountered this? Firefox X64 on Windows 7 disabled some add-ons for lack of signature or something of the sort. The add-ons were directly installed from and not from a file or anything like that. How does that add up? If they were not signed/approved why were...
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    Question Enabling hardware acceleration on Ubuntu.

    Hi to all! I'm having issues watching videos on YouTube with Firefox. I think the problem is related to hardware acceleration: how can I enable it of Firefox? I heard that to do this it is necessary edit the .profile file in the home directory and add the line export MOZ_ACCELERATED=1...
  26. SkyRock1986

    [SOLVED] Gigabyte AORUS GeForce RTX 2070 Xtreme TEMP concern

    I just purchased this card because it had a fantastic clock speed. I figured for $599 it was my best option without needing to fork out $300+ more in order to get into 2080 territory. Plus the RGB goes fantastic with my new setup. Anyways I did my homework on this card and saw a lot of repeat...
  27. moretreats

    [SOLVED] PC crashes when I increase FPS

    Playing Fortnite and usually play at 60 FPS, wanted more frames because it's laggy at 60 FPS. When I turn it up to 120 FPS I can play for a bit and then my entire PC freezes but I can still hear the audio from the game and friends talking in-game. Literally have to push the button on my tower to...
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    HDD not showing up in windows

    My specs: Processor: I7 8700 Mobo: Msi z370 sli plus Storage: 120 GB sata ssd for OS 32 GB optane 2 TB Toshiba hdd 500 GB Samsung 970 Evo m.2 nvme (new) Ram: 16gb...
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    Cpu temp is wayy to much and need advice.

    Hello, I got 1080 ti and i7 4770k with 750 corsair psu. Gpu temp is perfect hardly hits 70, but cpu suffer with it. It reaches 100 temp while gaming. I found out thats its really bad and also i found out that it has been like this for 1 yr already( never was interested with temps). Atm iam...
  30. Reeadon

    3770k to 8600k/8700k?

    Hi, Specs: CPU: Intel i7 3770k 3.5GHz (Corsair Hydro Series H105) GPU: MSI GTX 1080 RAM: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1666MHz PSU: AX 860 Monitor: 2560x1440 144Hz G-Sync Looking to upgrade my MOBO, CPU and RAM in the near future, as it seems like my CPU is hurting my performance in a lot of the...
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    in need of compatible ram for my b450 pro

    I recently found out that my ram i recently have is not compatible with my Msi b450 pro vdh but my gpu and cpu is, now i need a 16gb ram 1, 2, or 4 stick that is compatible with this motherboard. I would look it up on the Msi wedsite but you need a full screen device to do so as i am on my...
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    [SOLVED] Possible busted 1070?

    I left my comp on overnight last night and woke up to an "out of range message ", did a restart and got an unholy red screen over my bios, with an inability to get into my bios as well. Wondering if anyone knowas anything about this at all.
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    [SOLVED] Using an USB microphone with no grounding?

    Hello. I've bought a new USB condenser microphone (Trust GXT 242 Lance streaming) and it had alot of buzzing, couldnt hear anything over it. It worked fine when i was touching the metal part of the microphone at the bottom. Figured it was a grounding issue and found out that my whole apartment...
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    Omen 17" not turning on at all

    Hello everyone ! I have an Omen 17" (2016 Model) and all of a sudden while trying to turn it on it doesn't turn on at all. The charger indicator lamp is off as well and wont turn on either. What I tried replacing the charger with its replacement charger and still no indicator lamp turning on and...
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    i had a dell 3567 series with i3,8gb ram,1tb harddisk and intel 520 hd graphics.

    the problem is that i want to use solid works in my laptop and it goes on crashing due to my low graphics .so i want to install any other best graphics .internally.can it be changed
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    Games alt tabbing twice a day

    When playing games there will be a time when all of a sudden it alt tabs back to the desktop. It does this twice, and only twice in the space of around 5 minutes before that's it for the day. It's inconsistent when abouts the second alt tab will happen but its within 5 minutes. This is a daily...
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    use sennheiser with qled samsung tv

    is there anyway to use the Sennheiser headphones with the Samsung qled. I tried using the external speaker jack but all I got was noise on the headphones.
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    [SOLVED] Is it safe to keep Ups

    Hi friends, Kindly help me out i have purchased a new ups numeric 1000va for my pc. Now the issue is my computer is kept in my bedroom and so i am worried whether it is safe to keep lead acid battery ups which might release fumes. Kindly help me out i am confused as to what should I do now.
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    Games unplayable after installation of new CPU, MOBO, and RAM

    Hello everybody. I have looked around on these forums and I have seen very similar questions to what I am asking but none of them have given me a solution so I figured I'd ask the question with my specs. I was running my pc with an extemely low-end cpu which was bottlenecking my gpu that I...